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Tourmaline Surfing Park

  • 600 Tourmaline St. Map It
  • Pacific Beach
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Updated 10/23/2014

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Offering slow waves and frequent winds, this is one of the most popular beaches for beginning surfers, longboarders, windsurfers, and kiteboarders. The 175-space parking lot at the foot of Tourmaline Street normally fills to capacity by midday. Just like Pacific Beach, Tourmaline has soft, tawny colored sand, but when the tide is in the beach becomes quite narrow, making finding a good sunbathing spot a bit of a challenge. Amenities: seasonal lifeguards, parking

(no fee), showers, toilets. Best for: windsurfing, surfing.

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600 Tourmaline St., San Diego, California, 92109, United States

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Updated 10/23/2014


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